Xi Jinping has a plan for how the world should work, and one year into his norm-shattering third term as Chinese leader, he’s escalating his push to challenge America’s global leadership — and put his vision front and center.

The Philippines dropped out of projects under China's global infrastructure scheme, saying it would seek other sources after Beijing failed to provide funding. The pullout comes amid tensions in the South China Sea.

Chinese People’s Association For Friendship With Foreign Countries (CPAFFC), a Beijing-based organization tasked with co-opting subnational governments, has sought to directly and malignly influence state and local leaders to promote the PRC’s global agenda

China has been bitterly attacking the U.S. on its state media over the conflict raging in the Middle East, saying Washington's one-sided military support for Israel is fueling tensions and increasing the humanitarian crisis in the region.

Located near Taiwan and bordering the South China Sea, the Philippines has found itself surrounded by growing threats from China.

Intelligence leaders from the U.S., Canada, United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand are issuing a stark warning on the danger of China’s global espionage campaign.

The vision of a world without nuclear weapons, aspirational even in 2009, is more improbable now than ever. The new global environment is fundamentally different than anything experienced in the past, even in the darkest days of the Cold War.

The purpose of the hearing is to examine Department of Defense and Department of State policies, programs, and activities regarding the provision of defense articles and defense services to Taiwan.

The construction now includes a scattering of permanent features like seawalls, airfields and buildings across numerous islands. Although China originally claimed the island construction projects were for scientific research, satellite imagery has revealed military infrastructure.